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Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 14.4k views492 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Royal Military Academy Sandhurst alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Royal Military Academy Sandhurst are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

This list contains graduates like Winston Churchill and David Niven.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal Military Academy Sandhurst?” and “Which celebrities are Royal Military Academy Sandhurst alumni?”
  • Winston Churchill1

    Winston Churchill

    Statesman, Painter

    AgeDec. at 91 (1874-1965)

    BirthplaceBlenheim Palace, Woodstock, United Kingdom

    Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British... more on Wikipedia

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  • Prince William, Duke of Cambridge2
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  • Muammar al-Gaddafi3

    Muammar al-Gaddafi

    Politician, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 69 (1942-2011)

    BirthplaceQasr Abu Hadi

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  • Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex4


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  • Jack White5
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  • James Blunt6

    James Blunt

    Songwriter, Musician


    BirthplaceTidworth, United Kingdom

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  • Ian Fleming7

    Ian Fleming

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 56 (1908-1964)

    BirthplaceMayfair, London, London, England

    Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Hassanal Bolkiah8


    BirthplaceBandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

    Hassanal Bolkiah (full name: Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum... more on Wikipedia
  • Ernest William Lyons Holt9
    Ernest William Lyons Holt or E. W. L. Holt (17 October 1864 – 10 June 1922) was an eminent... more on Wikipedia
  • Richard Maybery10
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  • Francis Cubbon11
    Captain Francis Richard Cubbon was an aerial observer and flying ace in the First World War.... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    John Everard Gurdon, (24 May 1898 – 14 April 1973), was a British flying ace in the First... more on Wikipedia
  • David Niven13

    David Niven

    Television producer, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 73 (1910-1983)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    James David Graham Niven (; 1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was a British actor, memoirist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Richard Todd14

    AgeDec. at 90 (1919-2009)

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

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  • Ian Khama15

    Ian Khama



    BirthplaceChertsey, United Kingdom

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  • Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani16


    BirthplaceDoha, Qatar

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  • Yakubu Gowon17

    Yakubu Gowon



    BirthplaceKanke, Nigeria

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  • Richard Sharples18

    AgeDec. at 57 (1916-1973)

    Sir Richard Christopher Sharples (6 August 1916 – 10 March 1973) was a British politician and... more on Wikipedia
  • Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany19

    AgeDec. at 79 (1878-1957)

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England

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  • George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe20

    AgeDec. at 89 (1918-2007)

    BirthplaceHatfield, Hertfordshire, England

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  • David Croft21

    David Croft

    Television director, Television producer

    AgeDec. at 89 (1922-2011)

    BirthplaceSandbanks, United Kingdom

    Major David John Croft, (born David John Andrew Sharland; 7 September 1922 – 27 September... more on Wikipedia
  • Murray Walker22

    Murray Walker

    Commentator, Journalist


    BirthplaceHall Green, United Kingdom

    Graeme Murray Walker, (born 10 October 1923) is an English semi-retired motorsport... more on Wikipedia
  • George Tupou V23
    George Tupou V (Tongan: Siaosi Tupou, full name: Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho... more on Wikipedia
  • Frederick Wollaston Hutton24

    AgeDec. at 69 (1836-1905)

    BirthplaceLincolnshire, United Kingdom

    Captain Frederick Wollaston Hutton, FRS, (16 November 1836 – 27 October 1905) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Josh Lewsey25

    Josh Lewsey

    Military Officer


    BirthplaceBromley, United Kingdom

    Owen Joshua Lewsey MBE (born 30 November 1976) is an English former rugby union player who... more on Wikipedia